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Idioms for double

Origin of double

First recorded in 1175–1225; Middle English, from Old French, from Latin duplus, equivalent to du(o) two + -plus-fold

OTHER WORDS FROM double

dou·ble·ness, noundou·bler, nounqua·si-dou·ble, adjectivequa·si-dou·bly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for double

Derived forms of double

doubleness, noundoubler, noun

Word Origin for double

C13: from Old French, from Latin duplus twofold, from duo two + -plus -fold
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Idioms and Phrases with double

double

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